Skye is made up of different peninsulas. Explore the different areas on Skye and find out what to see and do.
Lochalsh is bigger than the sum of its parts! Covering a much wider area than that which is bounded by Loch Alsh itself, it is full of diversity and beauty, with so much to see and do. It is also the stepping stone to the Isle of Skye via the elegant feat of engineering that is The Skye Bridge.
Central Skye takes in the section of the island running up from Broadford to Portree and spans from the alpine-like Cuillins in the west to the famous Isle of Raasay off the east coast.
North West Skye
One of Scotland’s most dramatic and varied stretches of coastline on the Duirinish peninsular in the North West of Skye, the topography ranges from towering cliffs to the black sands of Orbost beach and the white “coral” of Coral Beach.
North & North-East Skye
Entirely comprised of the Trotternish peninsula, the largest and most northerly on Skye, it is certainly the most dramatic. The area is a walker’s and ornithologist’s paradise but also a favourite location for film-makers in search of ‘other-worldly’ backdrops to their stories.
South Skye is commonly referred to as ‘the garden of Skye’, having a very different landscape and profile to the mountains of central Skye, and the north of Skye. In Sleat you’ll find award winning Michelin-starred restaurants, hotels and attractions – not to mention some of the finest entertainment from traditional, popular and classical music, theatre, contemporary dance, opera and ballet that the Isle of Skye has to offer.